Good reading: positivity and health, intimacy, longevity and more

This post highlights some suggested readings that you may find helpful, informative or inspiring. I hope that you enjoy one or more of these. On positive attitude and healing Jane Brody, A Positive Outlook May Be Good for Your Health (New York Times). This article highlights research studies documenting that a …

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Book review: Mark Bittman, VB6 – Eat Vegan Before 6:00

Before leaving his position as food and opinion writer for The New York Times, Mark Bittman published an innovative book that summarizes much of what he knows about eating and health: VB6 (which stands for Eat Vegan Before 6pm). The title contains the essential message: eat whatever you want for dinner in the evening, …

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Self-care: going against the stream

Have you considered how counter-cultural it is for Americans to take daily actions toward self-care and preventing illness? The prevailing social and economic environment in the U.S. today stacks the deck against making healthy choices. An awareness of this tends to creep up on people. Consider … How did hamburgers, orders of French fries and …

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How to eat, in seven words

How should we eat? Though the question is as old as humanity, it’s doubtful any generation has focused on it more than ours. You can accumulate a continually expanding library of books, in search of a new diet, the latest medical research and varying opinions about nutrition and health. It’s also possible to keep …

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